On Oct 18, 2004, at 10:16 AM, Warren Brown wrote:

>     To me, the real challenge of this quiz was to specify ranges as 
> REs.
>
> I took the challenge of trying to find the smallest RE representation
> of a range.

This brings up an interesting point.  What is the smallest regex to 
match 1..1_000_000?

^(1000000|[1-9]\d{0,5})$

That's my best guess.

James Edward Gray II